Echigo White
Uehara Shuzou Co. Ltd. / Echigo Beer Pub

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Wheat Beer - Witbier
Ranked #424
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Ranked #35,983
3.61 | pDev: 12.74%
Uehara Shuzou Co. Ltd. / Echigo Beer Pub
Echigo WhiteEchigo White
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patre_tim from Thailand

3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light like lemonade with a light haze, very little fine carbonation and 3 fingers of snow white head. Nice lacing like mountain peaks.

Coriander seed, canned peaches, lemon zest, light smokiness, Belgian yeasts.

Coriander seed, light smokiness and Belgian yeasts.

Light and crisp and refreshing. Little carbonation. Dry finish.

Found and Drank in CNX, June 14th, 2014. Well done from Japan's 'first' microbrewery.

Jun 14, 2015
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travelingrant from Japan

3.37/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Can poured into a goblet.

It pours a clear straw color with a quickly dissipating head. The smell is very light, with some notes of citrus and a faint hint fruit, perhaps banana. The nose is really faint.

The flavors are also really light on the palate, nothing very assertive at all. It is spicy, with a bit of wit yeast character, but the dominant force seems to be the heavy carbonation. I don't notice much at all in the way of hops, though there is some clove in there.

Overall I would say it is drinkable and even nice, but it is far from fantastic. There are no overt flaws, but neither does it seem like a beer that would really cement itself in your memory. I have certainly had plenty of better wheat beers, and plenty of worse ones as well. I think this would be perfect on a deck on a hot summer afternoon.

Interestingly enough, the can on one side says White Ale in Japanese with a roman character weizen and on the other the two are reversed. So that way anybody can read all the pertinent information!

Oct 07, 2014
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TokyoCO from Colorado

3.86/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Can bought in Tokyo, poured into a goblet.

A: Highly carbonated head that stuck around. Color was a hazy golden/yellow.

S: Grains(wheat), sweet banana, citrus, lemon. Overall light smell.

T: Tingly hop bite at the start, citrus flavors are dominant in the middle and continue into a well balanced finish with the grains/malts.

M: Light, tingly, and carbonated.

O: A good well balanced beer. The citrus flavors stand out in the taste, and are enjoyable.

Jul 01, 2013
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UncleJimbo from Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sampled on tap at Popeye in Tokyo.

This white poured a hazy/cloudy, yellow-straw color with creamy, white foam that persisted and left lace. The smell was a pleasant lemon citrus and wheat aroma. The tastes included: citrus, lemon, wheat, yeast, and hints of coriander. The overall taste was slightly on the sweet side of dry. The mouthfeel was smooth and crisp. The body was medium-light, and the carbonation was medium. This white ale was light and refreshing and was quite drinkable.

Jun 25, 2003
Echigo White from Uehara Shuzou Co. Ltd. / Echigo Beer Pub
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 13 ratings